PHOENIX (KSAZ) - A driver was busted by authorities along a Phoenix freeway for driving with a mannequin in the HOV lane.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety tweeted out a photo showing a mannequin in the passenger seat of a car that was traveling along Loop 202 near Van Buren in the HOV lane.
Busted! On Sept 7th, a trooper stopped a driver for an HOV Lane violation on the L-202 Red Mountain at Van Buren. Needless to say, the driver was issued a citation. Troopers cite over 4,000 HOV Lane violators annually. pic.twitter.com/mfCkz5eXrJ— Dept. Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) September 13, 2018
A DPS trooper issued a citation to the driver.
DPS says more than 4,000 drivers are cited each year for violating HOV lane rules.